A Dictionary of English Synonymes

A Dictionary of English Synonymes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...of cotton, flour, &c.; estimate the amount of the cargo; stow the lading in convenient places; the burden of the vessel is 600 tons. FREQUENT, frequento, L. to visit habitually. Resort To, ressortir, F. to repair to. Haunt, hanter, F. to be much about any place or person. He frequents the courts of law; men resort to a public market, fair, or to a private place, for business and other purposes. Thieves, and bad persons, haunt places for the purpose of committing depredations and wicked deeds. FREQUENTLY, at short intervals; not rarely. Often, oft, S. many times. Frequently, many times; often, still more frequently. In a walk which I often take, I frequently hear the cuckoo sing. FRIGHTEN, frihtan, S. to alarm suddenly. Intimidate, timeo, to fear, L. to inspire with fear. Frightened at a noise; intimidated by a threat. The animal was frightened; the person was intimidated. FROLIC, froh, glad, lich, like, Gr. a flight of levity and mirth. Gambol, gamba, lee, It. a dancing or skipping in sport. Prank, pranc, a sudden start, W. a ludicrous trick. A merry frolic; a youthful gambol: a mischievous prank. Human beings divert themselves with frolics, gambols, or pranks; young animals play gambols; the monkey plays pranks. FULNESS, from full, abundance; repletion. Plenitude, plenitudo, L. completeness. Fulness of joy, perfection; plenitude of happiness, power, glory. FUNERAL, funerailles, F. ceremony of interment. Obsequies, obsequor, to follow, L. funeral rites and solemnities. Funeral is used on common occasions; obsequies when it is the burial of some great personage, and attended by an extraordinary solemnity. GAIETY--GENERATION. 151 G. GAIETY, gaieti, F. cheerfulness; sportiveness. Joy, joie, F. gladness; exultation. Mirth, myrhthe, S. merriment;...show more

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